Contributor Profile

Don Rea, PGA

Job TitleOwner/Operator

Company NameCommunity Course Rescue Services, LLC Augusta Ranch Golf Club

Mr. Rea is owner/operator of Augusta Ranch Golf Club, which his company Community Course Rescue Services, leases from the community homeowner's association. He also is founder of Your Course Consulting, a revenue management solution for golf courses. Rea worked as a Minor League Professional Umpire for nine years before joining the golf business in 1999 starting at Augusta Ranch Golf Club. He became a Class – A member of the PGA of America in 2002 when he transferred to the Golf Club at Eagle Mountain. Mr. Rea was formerly the Senior Vice President of Operations and Business Development for Platinum Golf Properties in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Golf Club at Eagle Mountain was ranked #1 Public Golf Course in Arizona in 2006 and 2007 under his direction while achieving record-breaking years of profitability. Also, Augusta Ranch Golf Club has been rated the "Best Executive Golf Course in Arizona" by the Arizona Republic and was selected "Host Club of the Year" by the Arizona Women's Golf Association. He is a Certified PGA Professional in General Management and is a Past Board of Director of the PGA of America. He also is on the Board of Directors for the NGCOA and President of the Arizona NGCOA. Don is Certified in Advanced Hospitality Revenue Management: Pricing and Demand Strategies through Cornell University. Mr. Rea attended San Diego State University and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, studying Aerospace Engineering. Don has been married 21 years to Karen and has a 27 yr old son Don III and a 16 yr old daughter Katie.

Conference Sessions

  • Take Back Control with D2C Marketing

    January 21, 2020, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM, Orange County Convention Center - W230D

    Imagine having your own marketplace of customers, and being less reliant on OTAs to sell your tee times. Brands like Southwest Airlines and Hilton have capitali...

    • Language: English
  • Want to grow your career as a PGA Professional? Commit to growing green fee revenue.

    January 24, 2020, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM, Orange County Convention Center - W230C

    As a PGA Golf Professional at a golf course open to the public, the greatest value you can bring your owner is helping them grow green fee revenue. Do you want...

    • Language: English

2021 PGA Merchandise Show


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